These are the final resting places of people who were awarded the Victoria Cross medal for acts

of outstanding bravery. They’re not listed in any kind of order. Some graves took a few minutes to

find, others took over an hour.

 

 

Harry Christian

From : 17th January 1892 to 2nd September 1974

Age : 82

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : West Cumberland Hospital, Homewood Road, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 8JG

Grave location : Egremont Cemetery, North Road, Egremont, Cumbria, CA22 2PR

 

 

Samuel Wassall

From : July 1856 to 31st January 1927

Age : 70

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : North Lonsdale Hospital, School Street, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 1EJ

Grave location : Barrow Cemetery, Devonshire Road, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 5PD

 

 

Alan Hill-Walker

From : 12th July 1859 to 21st April 1944

Age : 84

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : Thirsk, Yorkshire

Grave location : St Michael & All Angels, The Row, Maunby, North Yorkshire, YO7 4HD

 

 

William Coltman

From : 17th November 1891 to 29th June 1974

Age : 82

Cause of death : Unknown

Death location : Outwoods Hospital, Belvedere Road, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0RB

Grave location : St Mark’s Churchyard, Church Close, Winshill, Staffordshire, DE15 0HP

 

 

Fred Greaves

From : 16th May 1890 to 11th June 1973

Age : 83

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : “Whitelands”, Ringwood Road, Brimington, Derbyshire, ST41 0TB

Grave location : [cremation] Chesterfield Crematorium, Chesterfield Road, Derbyshire, S43 1AU

 

 

William Young

From : 1st January 1876 to 27th August 1916

Age : 40

Cause of death : heart failure

Death location : Cambridge Military Hospital, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 2AN

Grave location : Preston Cemetery, New Hall Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 4SY

 

 

Ernest Egerton

From : 10th November 1897 to 14th February 1966

Age : 68

Cause of death : unknown

Death location :350, Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, ST11 9LY

Grave location : St Peter Churchyard, Cheadle Road, Blythe Bridge, Staffordshire, ST11 9PW

 

 

John Prettyjohns

From : 11th June 1823 to 20th January 1887

Age : 63

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : Hester Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester

Grave location : Southern Cemetery, 212, Barlow Moor Road, Manchester, M21 7GL

 

 

John Ormsby

From : 10th January 1881 to 20th July 1952

Age : 71

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : 28, Low Road, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF13 3PP

Grave location : Dewsbury Cemetery, Ravenshouse Road, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF1 2QU

 

 

John Thomas Davies

From : 29th September 1895 to 25th October 1955

Age : 60

Cause of death : unknown

Death location : 27, Leslie Road, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 3EQ

Grave location : St Helens Cemetery, Rainford Road, Windle, Merseyside, WA10 6DF

 

 

George Eardley

From : 6th May 1912 to 11th September 1991

Age : 79

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Congleton, Cheshire

Grave location : [cremated] Macclesfield Crematorium, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3BU

 

 

Albert Shepherd

From : 11th January 1897 to 23rd October 1969

Age : 69

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Oakwood Crescent, Royston, Barnsley, West Yorkshire, S71 4HA

Grave location : Royston Cemetery, Church Street, Royston, Barnsley, West Yorkshire, DN5 7SW

 

 

James Magennis

From : 27th October 1919 to 12th February 1986

Age : 66

Cause of death : lung cancer

Death Location : Halifax, West Yorkshire

Grave location : [cremation] Nab Wood Cemetery, Bingley Road, Shipley, West Yorkshire, WF12 7EN

 

 

John O’ Neill

From : 10th February 1897 to 16th October 1942

Age : 45

Cause of death : heart attack

Death Location : Hoylake, The Wirral

Grave location : Holy Trinity Church, Chorley Way, Hoylake, The Wirral, L49 5LW

 

 

Anthony Palmer

From : 10th March 1819 to 12th December 1892

Age : 73

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Crumpsall Hospital, Delaunays Road, Crumpall, Manchester, M8 5RB.

Grave location : Heywood Cemetery, Rochdale Road East, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 1RL

 

 

John Kirk

From : July 1827 to 31st August 186

Age : 38

Cause of death : tuberculosis

Death Location : Liverpool Workhouse, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Merseyside

Grave location : Anfield Cemetery, 236, Priory Road, Anfield, Liverpool, Merseyside, L4 2SL

 

 

John Thomas

From : 10th May 1886 to 28th February 1954

Age : 67

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : 33, Lowfield Road, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 6RN

Grave location : Stockport Cemetery, Buxton Road, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 6LS

 

 

William Beesley

From : 5th October 1985 to 23rd September 1966

Age : 70

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Hospital, Abergavenny, South Wales

Grave location : St Pauls’ Churchyard, Foleshill Road, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV6 5AJ

 

 

Arthur Evans

From : 8th April 1891 to 1st November 1936

Age : 45

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Sydney, Australia

Grave location : Lytham Cemetery, Regents Road, Lytham, Lancashire, FY8 4AJ

 

 

William Heaton

From : 2nd January 1875 to 5th June 1941

Age : 66

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Southport

Grave location : Ormskirk Parish Church, New Church House, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 3AJ

 

 

James Pitts

From : 26th February 1877 to 18th February 1955

Age : 77

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Blackburn Infirmary, Blackburn, Lancashire

Grave location : Blackburn Cemetery, New Whalley Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 9SR

 

 

 

Joseph Jee

From : 9th February 1819 to 17th March 1899

Age : 80

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Queniborough Old Hall, Leicestershire

Grave location : Ratcliffe College, Ratcliffe-On-The-Wreak, Leicestershire, LE7 4SG

 

 

 

Arnold Loosemore

From : 7th June 1896 to 10th April 1924

Age : 27

Cause of death : tuberculosis

Death Location :Stannington, Sheffield

Grave location : Ecclesall Parish Churchyard, All Saints, Ringinglow Road, Sheffield, S11 7PP

 

 

 

John Thomas

From : 10th May 1886 to 28th February 1954

Age : 67

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : 33, Lowfield Road, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 6RN

Grave location : Stockport Cemetery, Buxton Road, Stockport, SK2 6LS

 

 

 

John Hannah

From : 27th November 1921 to 7th June 1947

Age : 25

Cause of death : tuberculosis

Death Location : Markfield, Leicestershire

Grave location : St James The Great Church, Church Hill, Birstall, Leicestershire, LE4 4DN

 

 

 

Anthony Clarke Booth

From : 21st April 1846 to 8th December 1899

Age : 53

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : 19, William Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 3XY

Grave location : St Michael’s Church, Bell Street South, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 3AA

 

 

 

Harry Coverdale

From : 21st April 1888 to 20th November 1955

Age : 67

Cause of death : Unknown

Death Location : 37, Ingfield Avenue, Dalton, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD5 9HE.

Grave location : Egerton Cemetery, Blacker Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 5UH

 

 

 

Ernest Sykes

From : 4th April 1855 to 3rd August 1949

Age : 64

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : 17, Thornfield Avenue, Lockwood, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD4 5HG

Grave location : Lockwood Cemetery, 198, Meltham Road,Hudfdersfield, West Yorkshire, HD4 7BG

 

 

 

Alfred Wilkinson

From : 5th December 1896 to 18th October 1940

Age : 43

Cause of death : Carbon monoxide poisoning

Death Location : Leigh, Lancashire

Grave location : Leigh Cemetery, Manchester Road, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 2NP

 

 

 

George Nurse

From : 14th April 1783 to 25th November 1945

Age : 72

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool

Grave location : Allerton Cemetery, 192, Woolton Road, Allerton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 5NF

 

 

 

William Norman

From :  1832 to 13th March 1896

Age : 63/64

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : 7, Ferneley Building, Hulme, Ferneley Street, Salford, Mancheser

Grave location : Weaste Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Salford, Manchester, M5 5NR

 

 

Joseph Lister

From :  19th October 1886 to 19th January 1963

Age : 76

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Reddish Hospital, Stockport, Cheshire,

Grave location : Willow Grove Cemetery, Reddish, Stockport, Cheshire, SK5 7JQ

 

 

William Rickard

From :  10th February 1828 to 21st February 1905

Age : 77

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Smallbrook, Isle Of Wight

Grave location : Ryde Cemetery, West Street, Ryde, Isle Of Wight, PO33 2QG

 

 

Sir Samuel James Brown

From :  3rd October 1824 to 14th March 1902

Age : 74

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Ryde, Isle Of Man

Grave location : Ryde Cemetery, West Street, Ryde, Isle Of Wight, PO33 2QG

 

 

James Clarke

From :  6th April 1894 to 10th June 1947

Age : 54

Cause of death : pneumonia

Death Location : unknown

Grave location : Rochdale Cemetery, Bury Road, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 4DG

 

 

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William Jones

From :  1839 to 15th April 1913

Age : 73 or 74

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : unknown

Grave location : Philip’s Park Cemetery, Riverpark Road, Miles Plating, Greater Manchester, M40 2XG

 

 

George Stringer

From :  24th July 1889 to 22nd November 1957

Age : 68

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Oldham

Grave location : Philip’s Park Cemetery, Riverpark Road, Miles Plating, Greater Manchester, M40 2XG

 

 

Henry Kelly

From :  10th July 1887 to 18th July 1960

Age : 72

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Prestwich Hospital

Grave location : Southern Cemetery, 212, Barlow Moor Road, Manchester, M21 7GL

 

 

Joel Halliwell

From :  29th December 1881 to 14th June 1958

Age : 76

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Oldham

Grave location : Middleton New Cemetery, Boarshaw Road, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 2NH

 

 

Anthony Palmer

From :  10th March 1819 to 12th December 1892

Age : 73

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : Crumpsall Hospital, Manchester

Grave location : Heywood Cemetery, Rochdale Road East, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 1RL

 

 

John Hogan

From :  8th April 1884 to 6th October 1943

Age : 59

Cause of death : unknown

Death Location : unknown

Grave location : Chadderton Cemetery, Middleton Road,  Oldham, Lancashire, OL9 OJZ

 

 

John Readitt

From :  19th January 1887 to 9th June 1964

Age : 67

Cause of death : Manchester

Death Location : Manchester

Grave location : Gorton Cemetery, Gorton, Manchester, M18 7LB

 

 

George Gabriel Coury

Profession : soldier

From : 13th June 1896 – 2nd February 1956

Age : 59

Cause of death : unknown

Grave location :  St Peter and Paul Church, 161, Liverpool Road, Crosby, L23 5TE

 

 

Richard George Masters

From : 30th March 1877 to 4th April 1963

Age : 86

Cause of death : unknown

Grave location :  St Cuthbert’s Churchyard, Botanic Road, Churchtown, Southport, Lancashire, PR9 7NN

 

 

Thomas Whitham

From : 11th May 1888 to 22nd October 1924

Age : 36

Cause of death : peritonitis

Grave location :  Inghamite Burial Ground, Wheatley Lane, Fence, Lancashire, BB12 9GQ